2015 Schedule of Events

Jan 13, 2015 by

Mark your calendars for our 2015 Friends of Glen Providence Park events, including nature walks, three volunteer events, citizen science, and events for kids! We also have regular Invasive Plant Removal days, and we’re planning our Summer Afternoon Concert Series – stay tuned for dates!

As we post details for each month, we will link to that event with information and logistics.  All events are free and open to the public – we hope to see you at one of our events in the park’s 80th anniversary year!

 

Friends of Glen Providence Park
2015 Schedule of Events

Schedule subject to change- please check back to confirm times and details.
* Walks meet at the main entrance on State Street, unless otherwise noted. 

Winter Bird Walk with Al Guarente
Sunday, January 25, 9-11:00am
* Meet at 3rd & Kirk entrance
snow or shine

History & Nature Walk with Stephanie Gaboriault & Marcia Tate
Saturday, February 21, 10:00am – 12:00 noon
rain date Sunday, February 22, 10:00am – 12:00 noon

Early Spring Clean-up
Saturday, March 21*, 9-11:30am
rain date Sunday, March 22, 9-11:30
*date was updated from March 7 due to snow cover!

CRC Streams Clean-up
Saturday, April 25, 9-11:30am
rain or shine

Nature Walk with Gary Stolz
Sunday, May 3, 10:00am – 12:00 noon
rain or shine

Tree Walk with David Hewitt
Sunday, June 7, 1-3:00pm
rain or shine

Herpetology Walk with Kyle Loucks
Saturday, July 11, 7:30-9:30am
* Meet at 3rd & West entrance
rain or shine

Stream Life Exploration for Kids with Holly Hoffmann
Saturday, August 8, 10-11:30am
drizzle or shine

National Public Lands Day
Saturday, September 26, 9:00am – 12:00 noon
rain date Sunday, September 27, 9:00am – 12:00 noon

80th Anniversary Halloween Event!
Saturday, October 31 – the park’s 80th birthday!
rain date Sunday, November 1

Tree Walk for Kids with Aura Lester
Saturday, November 7, time TBA

Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 19, 8-10:00am
* Meet at 3rd & West entrance
snow or shine

And don’t forget the Great Media Easter Egg Hunt held by Media Lions & McCarrin Chiropractic – it’s the park’s longest-running event, held annually since 1954!  This year it’s Saturday, March 28 at 11:00, with a rain date of Sunday, March 29 at 1:00.

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